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Apply for the 2017 Session

Join us this May 16th - 22nd, 2017.


Applicants can select to be a Contributor or an Auditor of the Conference.

The tuition fee for a Contributor is $1,365, which includes the early evening reception Tuesday and dinner May 21. Contributors are entitled to attend all workshops, readings, and craft talks. Contributors also meet for a 30-40 minute one-on-one manuscript meeting with their assigned reader.

Auditor tuition is $1,100, but does not include a manuscript review.

When admitted to the Conference, a writer secures a place by sending a deposit of $250 with the deposit/workshop leader request form that will be sent with their notification of acceptance. The balance of the fee is due no later than May 5th. Reservation deposits received after the program has filled will be returned promptly. Deposits, less a $75 cancellation fee, are refundable until April 20. After April 20, refunds (less the cancellation fee) will be made as reserved places fill. The above payment schedule applies to Auditor fees. However, the deposit for Auditors is $150. A full refund of payments will be made if the Conference is cancelled. Once the program begins, there are NO refunds for early departures, late arrivals, or any other reason.


To apply, please complete the application form below and attach a manuscript sample (10-12 page) of original work and a brief description of your educational background and writing expertise. The application fee is $30. After completing the registration form, you will be directed to our secure e-commerce site, where you can pay the application fee by credit card or e-check (if you prefer to mail in your payment, you will be given instructions when you complete the application). Applicants will be selected on a rolling basis through late winter and early spring on the strength and promise of the work submitted, and will be notified as promptly as our screening process allows. The Conference will be small and the number of spaces limited.

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  • February 27: Application deadline
  • March 15: Participant notifications sent
  • May 5: Deposits due
  • April 20: Last day for refundable deposits
  • May 16: Conference begins
  • May 22: Conference ends

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Carol Frost, Director
Rollins College
1000 Holt Ave. #2766
Winter Park, FL 32789
T. 407.646.2839